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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 312) – Trevor Noah

Manner of Speaking

“I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done in life, any choice that I’ve made. But I’m consumed with regret for the things I didn’t do, the choices I didn’t make, the things I didn’t say. “We spend so much time … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No.

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Hay Festival : 15 Speeches That Changed the World

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The second Festival Foundation Gala event at the 2019 Hay Festival celebrated the power of persuasion and words. From calls to arms to demands for peace, this performance captured the voices of prophets and politicians, rebels and tyrants, soldiers and statesman.

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Bottom Bracket Is In

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Well, after a mishap of ordering the wrong bottom bracket, I finally got it installed. When I measured the width of the space for the bottom bracket and converted it from imperial to metric, I got 70mm. What wasn’t clear to me was that 70mm = Italian and that my measurement was off by 2 mm.

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How to Turn Your Website Bio Into a Selling Tool

Speaker Launcher

How do we write a killer website bio that makes our clients pick up the phone or email us to ask us if their date is free on our calendars? Do you think someone who charges $1,000 per biography might know something about it?

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Message from the Berlin Wall

Manner of Speaking

I regularly travel to Berlin, Germany to work with a client there. My client’s offices are located close to the largest remaining section of the Berlin Wall, so I know that part of the city well.

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Free Online Resources to Make Your Presentations More Visual

Presentation Guru

No matter what the ultimate goal of your presentation is, you can’t achieve that goal if your presentation doesn’t effectively transfer information. It may feel counterintuitive, but visuals are the best way to transfer information in a presentation. A picture is worth a thousand words, as they say.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing Growth Mindset in Your Team

SlideModel

The most successful teams and workplaces are known to be oriented on growth. But what exactly the much buzzed growth mindset popularized by the likes of Microsoft and LinkedIn entails?

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Celebrities – They’re One of Us! How the Year’s Best Commencement Speakers Made Themselves Relatable to Graduates

Duarte Blog

It’s that time of the year again: commencement season. Across the globe, crowds of students and their loved ones gather to watch the distribution of diplomas and listen to congratulatory words delivered by administrators, faculty members, and celebrity commencement speakers alike.

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The (he)Art of Persuasion

K8sVoice

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) national report, more than 100 million startups are launched every year. This is about three startups per second with a success rate of 1/3 Worldwide Business Start-Ups. It’s exciting, and the world is full of possibility. Yet, with all of those new ideas out there, getting someone to […]. The post The (he)Art of Persuasion appeared first on Vocal Impact, Inc. Content Cialdini influence Principles of Persuasion

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Facebook - We're Participating Less

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Interactivity is the soul of influence on social networks.    And, according to business analytics firm Mixpanel , we have been participating less on Facebook. 

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Introduction to “The Atheist Chronicles”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Introduction to The Atheist Chronicles : Why the Beliefs of Theists of Every Stripe Are So Unbelievable. Dedicated to my father, John Lima, sadly deceased, who could out-fundamentalist any fundamentalist. I’m sure he’d say I was going to burn in Hell for writing this book. But that’s okay. I loved him in spite of what he believed, and I know he loved me in spite of what I didn’t. Introduction. I was raised a fundamentalist Christian. A Pentecostal. A theist.

If you care about newspapers

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Many hotels offer free digital access to newspapers during your stay. Good example: Modus Hotels offer Philadelphia guests access to both the New York Times and the Financial Times of London.) Other hotels across the USA offer print copies of local newspapers, and/or maybe the Wall Street Journal, or USA Today. Don’t take any of this […]. Freelance Writing Media training Speechwriting

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Renting - What Personal Finance Experts Skip Over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The American Dream is dead. More and more personal finance experts are pushing the advantages of renting. The benefits, they pontificate, range from flexibility (you get laid off, it's easier to relocate for new opportunity) to insulation from expensive upkeep (a new roof is needed).

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CDC Releases Study on Suicide Problem: No Surprise, It's Getting Worse

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since 2006, the rate of suicide in the U.S. has increased 2% each year. In addition, suicide attempts are at about 1.4 million annually. Those are just some of the statistics the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released today from its recent study.

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The $8.27 Trillion GlobalTourism Industry - Game-Changer Needed in Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Venice and Barcelona are among the growing number of locations pushing back against the mass tourist industry.    All those visitors have been disrupting the natural rhythms of the cities. In some cases, the beauty has been marred.

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Slimmed-Down OJ Simpson - Stunner of a Comeback Through Twitter, At Age 71

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will OJ Simpson emerge as a highly paid social network influencer? Maybe a political commentator on broadcast? Like Betty White, a presence in the aging niche? Or, maybe, just maybe, a pitchperson on network television commercials for this lawyer or that lawyer.

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Rage - Naomi Wolf Was Behind the Curve on That One

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The world is well aware of the BBC fact-checking smackdown on Naomi Wolf's book "Outraged." " A non-lawyer she got very wrong the UK legal phrase "death recorded."

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"Tolton, et al. v. Jones Day" - Society Mandates There Be a Scapegoat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The participants in the gender discrimination lawsuit "Tolton, et al. Jones Day" keep growing. Here is a copy of the complaint. They have joined the collective action aspect of the litigation. That part contends Jones Day violated the Equal Pay Act.

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The Evolution of Brett Kavanaugh: Opinion in "Flowers v. Mississippi" Follows Hiring All Females as Clerks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As many in the legal world recall, the newest U.S. Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh hired all female clerks. That created a new record at SCOTUS: For the first time the majority of clerks are females.

Power Grid - The Jones Day D.C. Office

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law firm Jones Day's Washington D.C. office, headed by Stephen Brogan, is a power player. Or was.

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The New Socialization: Don't Be Assertive (e.g. horn anyone)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder counsel William Bloss said the firm had hired added security after controversial talk show host Alex Jones had gone on an on-air tirade against one of its attorneys, and had posted that lawyer's photograph."

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In Debt with Student Loans, Running for U.S. President - Then, Pay Attention to "Tamara Blanchette v. Elisabeth DeVos and Dept of Ed"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The suit ["Tamara Blanchette v.

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Sad - Yet Another Potential Story for "Dateline" Derived from Allegations of Wife Offing Law-Partner Husband

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Count on this murder eventually to be featured on "Dateline." " The allegations fit the traditional specs perfectly. Only, they are more sensational.    As R.

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Facebook's Libra - Long Long Way from Reality

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

s usual, Facebook's head Mark Zuckerberg has another aggressive initiative. This one, reports Reuters : " [is] to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments. The whole system is scheduled to launch in the first half of 2020."

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Ugly Advertising - Not New, But Highly Sticky in Era of Slick

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Taco Bell, Beto O'Rourke, and General Mills are among those using what is called "Ugly Advertising."  "  Essentially, as Nat Ives explains in The Wall Street Journal , that entails designing the marketing message to come across as amateurish. That is, the not-cool.

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Home - Dangerous Symbol

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Feel-good film classic - "The Wizard of Oz" - reinforced the old-line home meme. That was when Dorothy clicks together her ruby red slippers and recites the mantra:  There is no place like home. Maybe she was right. 

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The Harvard Brand - Is It Being Tarnished by Political Correctness?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When he was 16 years - and before the maturing experience of surviving the Parkland, Florida massacre - Kyle Kashuv transmitted racial slurs digitally. That was through texting and Twitter. They were private, that is, the recipients were friends.

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Now You Can Catch "The Good Fight" on Network TV

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The Good Fight" is the sequel to "The Good Wife." " Tonight it became available network television, on CBS, at 9 P.M. New York Time. Since 2017, you could view the pile up of the seasons' episodes only through CBS Streaming Service on CBS All Access.

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Some Christians/Jews support move of US embassy to Jerusalem

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from The Atheist Chronicles : …[A] political leader has recently done something to appease his religious base. Donald Trump, president of the United States, has moved the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In 1995, the US Congress voted to move the US embassy to Jerusalem. But until Trump, both Republican and Democratic presidents resisted implementing the move, worried it could set off deadly violence.

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WeWork & How Lawsuits Can Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"WeWork Cos. is being sued by two former executives [Lisa Bridges, Richard Markel] who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering." " -  Eliot Brown, The Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2019. Here is the article. Earlier there had been yet another lawsuit. If the lawsuits are perceived to have merit, then they can affect how the IPO comes off.

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The Campaign Will Be Changed Forever: If Donald Trump Live-Tweets Dem Debates (And, OJ Can Join In)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It could be the best digital show on earth: Donald Trump's live-tweeting the Democratic debates June 26 - 27. And, reports The Wall Street Journal, that's exactly what the U.S. president is considering. Such a tactic will give him the power to respond in real time to every statement made by Democrats who are trying to take him on in Election 2020. Given his attention-getting persona on Tweeter, you bet, he can steal the show.

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Actually, The Cough Story Isn't Hilarious

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The world knows that Donald Trump ousted acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney from the room. That's because he was coughing.    But, hold the smirks. There are often valid reasons for demanding cough suppression.    Of course, we are aware of the transmission of germs one. Also, there is the distraction factor. In a trial, that could put the kibosh on a critical piece of testimony, for example.

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This Doesn't Fit with How FBI Is Portrayed on TV - Allegations about William Tisaby

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The former FBI agent [William Don Tisaby] who investigated Missouri's former Republican Governor Eric Greitens has been indicted. on six counts of perjury and one count of tampering with physical evidence."  "  - Jerry Lambe, Law and Crime, June 17, 2019. Here is the article. Obviously the FBI brand just took a hit. And that would make the fictional head of the BAU on "Criminal Minds" - David Rossi - weep.    Back in 2015, St.

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Professional Degree Programs No Longer Symbol of BigSuccess

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Old-line thinking used to be in M.B.A. and JD programs at elite universities: Just focus on your studies, the money will come after graduation to pay off the student loans. There has been a shift in that mindset. The new mindset is this: Money may not come after you get the degree to unload the debt. And the amount of that debt has reached the, well, unthinkable. A survey by Bloomberg found out this: Nearly half of the M.B.A.

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